Scoach partnership runs out of road
Demand from corporate and private bank investors to drive growth in Thai structured product market
UBS sold an optimised autocallable structured note to US investors in February 2012 that has so far not kicked out but has paid back better than a direct investment in the underlying, the stock of Haliburton
Derivatives and structured products remain unpopular with Thai insurers looking to hedge their liabilities following the introduction of a risk-based capital framework
The shaping force of today's financial markets is politics
When the Nikkei slumped last May, banks were forced to sell volatility to protect positions built up through the sale of uridashi products – leaving many with losses. A rally in the index at the end of the year inflicted further pain. In total, the...
Trade of the month: Emerging markets underlyings
Harold Kim mulling other opportunities at the bank
This year has seen a revival of interest in dividend-based exchange-traded products as investors continue their search for yield
Securities firms in China have begun trading OTC equity derivatives, with a final master agreement expected soon
The renminbi appreciation society
Doubling up for innovation
French transaction tax favours structured products and swap-based ETFs
After spending so much time creating new rules, shouldn't regulators spend a little more time investigating the best ways to get their message across?